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message 1: by Ivan (last edited May 19, 2020 09:02AM) (new)

Ivan | 75 comments 1. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/AS...

It says the page number is 1053 but from the source you can see it's actually 1152.

ISBN: 0393933369

2. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

In the description the sentence 'Makes economics stick. Meets students where they are.' at the beginning is repeated twice, once is probably redundant. Also, in the end there's a purchase link for something called 'Norton Smartwork'. Is it appropriate to put on Goodreads links for purchasing?

3. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

https://www.amazon.com/Principles-Eco...

The year of publishing should be added, 2014.

4. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

I'm not sure if the description here is the right one, it contains shipping info.

And lastly, for every book here, not only for these four mentioned above but for every edition here, language could be added, english. That might be redundant, obviously it's an english language book so do as you deem best.

Thank you


message 2: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 43558 comments Mod
Please include ISBN (or ASIN) with all page numbering requests, even when linking to the book.


message 3: by Ivan (last edited May 18, 2020 11:30AM) (new)

Ivan | 75 comments There.


message 4: by Ivan (new)

Ivan | 75 comments Reminder


message 5: by Ivan (new)

Ivan | 75 comments Reminder


message 6: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 24727 comments Book #1, you've used Amazon as a source, which is less reliable for print books and we prefer Worldcat, which is actually by real life librarians. For this edition of the book Worldcat states 1053 with an extra 43 pages - which gives 1096 pages. Worldcat also lists it at 2014.

Do you have the book or are you just using amazon's figures?

Book #2, fixed.

Book #3, fixed.

Book #4, fixed.

And yes, I prefer when books state which language they're in. Done.


message 7: by Ivan (new)

Ivan | 75 comments I don't have the book, I like to edit editions of the book I'm currently reading. I wasn't aware of the fact that you prefer WorldCat to Amazon, I'll be mindful of that in the future. About the book with 1096, all of the other versions of this edition except for one have 1152 pages. The source for 1152 page number is Amazon but like you said WorldCat is more credible, it has links to library databases that have the book.


message 8: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 24727 comments Worldcat had a couple of editions for that isbn with the 1096 pages, so different librarians added it with that.

Leaving it at 1096 pages :)


message 9: by Ivan (last edited May 21, 2020 08:50AM) (new)

Ivan | 75 comments Yes, in my last response I haven't implied that it should be changed to 1152, I agreed that WorldCat is more credible source for print books than Amazon.


message 10: by Sandra (new)

Sandra | 24727 comments :) Yes, understood that, was just letting you know what I did.


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